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I want to enable AD (win 2008 R2) users on a linux box. The problem is that there are also local users (for historical reasons). Now I want to make sure that there is no clash in UIDs (or at least minimise the chance). The historic local accounts are all in a certain range, way below 20000. Is there a way to tell the AD "Identity Management for UNIX" role that UIDs should be above a certain number?

Any other approaches towards the unique UID goal are also welcome :)

  • What services? If you're just looking for an integrated login architecture, you might want to check out IPA – Satanicpuppy Jun 13 '13 at 12:56
  • I want to ssh into the centos client machine, using the AD accounts allready in place. So I am not looking for another directory service. – Isaac Jun 13 '13 at 14:42

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